The new guidebook to develop 2030 Action Plans

The new guidebook on “How to develop a Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plan (SECAP)” has been released by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre.

Now aligned with the 2030 Covenant of Mayors target, the guidebook has been enriched with information on climate change adaptation, which is one of the three pillars of the movement in Europe.

The guidebook is divided into three parts:

  • The SECAP process, step-by-step towards low-carbon and climate-resilient cities by 2030
  • Baseline Emission Inventory (BEI) and Risk and Vulnerability Assessment (RVA)
  • Policies, key actions, good practices for mitigation and adaptation to climate change and Financing SECAP(s).

The guidebook is available here.


Joint Exchange: Metropolitan City of Torino With Province of Treviso

The Metropolitan City of Torino and the Province of Treviso shared their experience in developing solutions for energy management of public buildings reaching economic and energy savings.

1. Observatories’ Governance Structure

Description of typical Steering Committee, Technical Committee   Typical existing agreements   Estimates of staff number/skills needed (in-house/external consultants) and budget required   Key funding sources   → back ←

UNFCCC’s COP21 in December, Paris – access the ‘Civil Society Space’

France will be hosting and presiding the 21st session of the Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21/CMP11) from November 30th to December 11th, 2015. COP21 will be a crucial conference, as it needs to achieve a new international agreement following the Kyoto Protocol, applicable to all countries, with […]

Energiluppen : new tool showing energy use in Norrbotten and Västerbotten

A new webtool “Energiluppen” that shows energy use in municipalities in Norrbotten and Västerbotten has been produced as a result of one of Nenets projects. The tool can be used to see the energy use historically in all municipalities and it is also possible to construct scenarios for future GHG-emissions, depending on how the energy […]